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Essential listening for anyone who cares about what they read – and how they read it. The Stack is Monocle’s take on the world of print, focusing on everything from the glossiest fashion title to the grittiest newspaper.

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Discussing the advertising landscape with Tyler Brûlé and two industry creatives: Rik Moran and Nils Leonard.

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134 21 Mar 2015

Advertising in print: 

Discussing the advertising landscape with Tyler Brûlé and two industry creatives: Rik Moran and Nils Leonard.

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133 14 Mar 2015

European review: 

A new Euro-press special as Javier Moreno launches the Leading European Newspaper Alliance and a look at what the weekly magazines say in France, Italy and Germany with Bénédicte Paviot, David Plaisant and Imke Henkel.

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132 7 Mar 2015

Design for editors: 

A special report from Munich where the QVED International Editorial Design Conference gathers magazine and newspaper creative directors, graphic designers and typographers to see what’s making the headlines in 2015.

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131 28 Feb 2015

Men’s magazines: 

Monocle editor in chief Tyler Brûlé discusses the male market in print from lads’ mags to gents’ journals. Plus, we hear from Poland where ‘Fathers’ magazine aims to change perceptions about fatherhood.

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130 21 Feb 2015

The page turners: 

A look through the best of British with Anthony Teasdale, the editor of new Blighty-centric title 'Umbrella', and media commentator Rik Moran. Plus we assess SAS’s in-flight magazine offering.

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129 14 Feb 2015

Sex sells: 

In an erotica-themed special edition of The Stack, Monocle creative director Richard Spencer Powell and 'It’s Nice That'’s Liv Siddall peruse the racier side of the racks. Plus, we hear from feminist journal 'Hysteria' and erotic title 'Extra Extra' from Rotterdam.

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128 7 Feb 2015

Music magazine special: 

A music magazine special with the Tony Herrington, editor in chief of ‘The Wire’ and music journalist Andrew Mueller. Plus Toyah Willcox shares her experience as one of the 1980s most featured front-cover musicians.

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127 31 Jan 2015

State of the papers: 

Tyler Brûlé gets his thumbs inky with influential art director and editor of ‘Eye’ magazine Simon Esterson and Terry Ramsey, associate editor of the ‘Telegraph World Edition’. Plus we go to Lisbon to speak to editor of newspaper ‘Publico’, Barbara Reis.

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126 24 Jan 2015

Tom Edwards reviews some of the freshest editions to hit the shelves including 'Alla Carta', 'Future Perfect' and 'Fucking Young!' with Rob Orchard from 'Delayed Gratification' and Liz Haycroft from 'Weapons of Reason'.

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125 17 Jan 2015

Tyler Brûlé, Andrew Tuck and Steve Bloomfield take stock of the week after the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ attack and we hear a special report from Paris where the new issue sold millions.

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124 10 Jan 2015

A special discussion following the attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, we speak to the editor of Paris Match Olivier Royant, head cartoonist of Private Eye Nick Newman, and The Telegraph’s political sketch-writer Michael Deacon.

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123 3 Jan 2015

Tom Edwards reviews the titles to keep an eye on in 2015 with Rob Alderson, editor of Printed Pages and MagCulture's Jeremy Leslie. Plus, we hear about new Irish magazine We Are Dublin.

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